Celebrity Partners


Scott Foley
National Celebrity Spokesperson


Most famously known for his leading role as Jake Ballard in ABC’s hit primetime drama “Scandal,” Scott has an impressive acting career in hit series including “Felicity,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” “The Unit” and the long running comedy “Scrubs.”

Scott was introduced to Canine Companions for Independence through one of our corporate partners, starring in the large-scale social media campaign #iheartmydog with his very own mixed breed dog Frankie.

Jack Hanna
Celebrity Supporter
  Dean Koontz
Celebrity Supporter, Honorary National Board Member
  Jon Provost
Celebrity Supporter, Former Board Member
His enthusiasm and “hands-on” approach to wildlife conservation has won him widespread acclaim as a conservationist, television personality, author and Director Emeritus of the Columbus Zoo and the Wilds.   Dean Koontz is one of the world’s biggest selling authors, with 14 #1 New York Times hardcover bestselling novels and 16 novels that have held the #1 position in paperback.   Most famously known for portraying “Timmy” on the iconic 1950s and 60s television show, Lassie, Jon Provost has always held animals close to his heart.
Ian Ziering   Linda Purl   Margaret O'Brien
Ian Ziering
Celebrity Supporter, Haute Dog | LA Judge
  Linda Purl
Celebrity Supporter, Haute Dog | LA Judge
  Margaret O’Brien
Celebrity Supporter
Ian is best known for his role as “Steve Sanders” on Beverly Hills, 90210 which aired from 1990 to 2000. More recently, he portrayed “Fin” in the 2013 movie Sharknado.   Actress Linda Purl has starred in a variety of major television shows and movies since the 1970s, including Happy Days and the popular Disney feature Mighty Joe Young.   Margaret O’Brien is best known for her Juvenile Academy Award winning role as “Tootie” in Meet Me In St. Louis, premiering in 1944.
Bret Michaels     
Bret Michaels
Celebrity Supporter
Infamous rocker Bret Michaels made his name as the lead singer for the metal band Poison, which has sold 45 million records worldwide.  
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